MAP International Non-profit Jobs – Project Nutritionist

Organisation: MAP
International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Program
Manager – Karamoja   
About MAP International: 
MAP International, is a global
non- profit faith based organization 
founded in 1954, that supports 
humanitarian, health, relief and development initiatives among
vulnerable communities to improve the health and overall welfare of people in
more than 130 developing countries. MAP International maintains an affirmed
commitment to diversity and equal opportunity in the fulfillment of its global
mission. MAP offers its services to all people, regardless of their religion,
gender, race, nationality or ethnic background.
Job Summary: The Project
Nutritionist will oversee all nutrition interventions at district level (Infant
and Young Child Feeding, and treatment of acute malnutrition in CMAM and
reporting. She / he will be responsible for technical supervision and training
of all district nutrition staff and frequent monitoring of field activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop
    and submit the work plan and update on monthly basis.
  • Technically
    support the field level implementing structure, (community volunteers,
    health facility staff, VHTs) in referral, counter referral and follow up
    of the malnourished individuals.
  • Strengthen
    the capacity of community and facility staff in nutrition assessment,
    counselling, integration and treatment in collaboration with the MoH
  • Work
    closely with MoH, and other stakeholders to conduct joint quarterly
    monitoring of malnourished children, mothers and adults in the community.
  • Work
    with the VHTs, mother support groups to conduct practical food
    demonstration using local available materials in the communities.
  • Ensure
    timely review and submission of statistical and narrative reports.
  • Organize
    regional, district level forum on nutrition activities.
  • Compile
    and send monthly, biannual and annual reports.
  • Supervise
    and manage the supplies, reporting, data, project budget, work plan etc.
  • Work
    with M&E team to document best practices, lessons learnt and success
    stories about SFP nutrition intervention.
  • Perform
    any other duties assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a University Degree in Human Nutrition Dietetics,
    Food Science and Technology, Public health or any other relevant field
  • Three
    or more years working experience in related field
  • Past
    exposure and experience in IYCF and IMAM training.
  • Good
    monitoring and report writing skills.
  • Ability
    to work with minimum supervision and able to meet deadlines.
  • Ability
    to ride a motorbike an added advantage.
  • Possess
    excellent interpersonal skills, proven networking, team-building,
    organizational and communication skills
  • Computer
    literacy skills are essential.
  • Be
    a mature Christian with proven active involvement a local church
How to Apply: 
All candidate should send an
updated resume/CV, cover letter, statement of faith, previous salary history,
minimum salary requirements, 3 professional references (e-mail address and
phone number to include Supervisors), and a date of availability to mapuganda@map.org.
Please include this “Project
Nutritionist” in the subject line.
NB:
Only short – listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 30th January 2015

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